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Veronica Tyler performed at Tanglewood with Senator Kennedy in 1966 at a benefit concert for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Miss Tyler sang a selection of operatic arias and Senator Kennedy narrated Aaron Copland's "A ...
During World War II the clubs along Pennsylvania Avenue were filled with servicemen from Fort Meade, Aberdeen and Edgewood. Bandleaders who had lost musicians to the draft filled their empty chairs in their bands with ...
Detroit Reds (Laura Livingstone)
"Male impersonator deluxe," Detroit Reds (Laura Livingstone), headlined the floor shows and revues at the Merry-Go-Round and served as master of ceremonies at the Club Orleans.
The Hofgärtnerei in Weimar
Hofgärtnerei in Weimar (Germany), where Arthur Friedheim studied with Franz Liszt between 1878 and 1886.
Roy McCoy (2)
His musically acrobatic style and articulate phrasing made Roy "Tanglefoot" McCoy equally at home with Rossini overtures, hot jazz, and sacred music.
Tracy McCleary had been in and out of Baltimore as a performer before settling in as leader of the band at the Plantation Club on Pennsylvania Avenue.
Ethel Ennis at age 17, just before she recorded her first release on the Savoy Label. (Photo courtesy of Ethel Ennis)
Transitions : symphonic poem arr. 4 hands
A transcription of Arthur Friedheim's symphonic poem "Transitions," arranged for piano, four hands by his pupil Colin McPhee. McPhee went on to a career as a composer and ethnomusicologist, with a focus on the music of Bali.
Reproduction of a photograph of Madeleine Friedheim.
House Band at the Royal Theater
From the "Sounds & Stories" online exhibit.